Giants sign Peyton Hillis to two-year, $1.8 million deal

During a resurgent season, New York Giants running back Peyton Hillis rushed for 247 yards and two touchdowns on 73 carries in just seven games.

Now, the former Cleveland Browns 1,000-yard power back from Arkansas has decided to remain with the Giants.

Hillis been locked up by the Giants to a two-year, $1.8 million contract, according to a league source.

The deal includes base salaries of $870,000 and $730,000, annual $25,000 workout bonuses, a $100,000 roster bonus as well as a $50,000 roster bonus if he's on the roster on the fifth day of the league year.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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